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May 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
-year-old david brown was using a public computer at the time of his arrest, they believe, to set up more attacks. police believe brown used craigslist to lure potential buyers to northwest baltimore and rob them of cash and valuables. they say he's responsible for at least four robberies, all on calloway street. the most recent victim thought he was responding to an online ad, but was robbed at gunpoint of $2,000 cash. kai? >> police are trying to determine if brown is involved in any other incidents, criminal charges are pending. >>> nearly 2,000 workers at the sparrow -- sparrows point steel plant are preparing to lose their jobs, as the plant's owner searches for potential buyers. wjz is live. weijia jiang has more on the company's financial struggles and the difficult road ahead for the area. >> for so many decades, the plant has been the heart of the entire community. so when it stops running, people who work and live there, worry everything else could shut down with it. >> reporter: this steel mill at sparrows point was once a thriving operation. maryland's biggest employer. >
May 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, or trooper wesley brown. but those on two wheels know their names well and honor them with a ride in pennsylvania on wednesday. like paramedic riding for friends who died when trooper 2 crashed. >> it's been a tough road. but helps me work through the grief. >> here to see a $1,000 donation to the cyclist, supporting the national law enforcement in d.c. this group is but one of 150 from all over the country to ride. each raised over $1,000. but that's not the hardest part. >> just when you think you're pedaling up that hill and you can't do it anymore, you reach deep. because you know you're riding for sergeant bruce. for the fallen officer. >> reporter: such respect is, in turn, along this route, given much respect. that's mike gray, who saluted the officers as they rode through catonsville. >> they don't know if they're going to come home for dinner every night. if i can pass on a little respect to them, that's all. >> reporter: their destination, now on to howard county. and heading to d.c., where there is a national event planned. in downtown, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news.
May 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
robinson. 21-year-old antoine mosely, and 17-year-old derek brown, are each charged with a host of crimes, including murder. 12-year-old sean johnson was shot to death, while sitting on a porch, watching basketball games. three others were wounded. police say johnson and his friends were a victim of mistaken identity. each of the suspects faces attempted murder and assault. kai? >> vic, thank you. >>> they remain held without bail. >>> tonight, an inside look at the case against a lacrosse player, convicted of killing cockeysville native yeardley love. the clerk of court opens up the evidence on display. >> reporter: the evidence was on display inside the same courtroom, where george huguely was convicted of murdering yeardley love, who grew up in cockeysville. it included more than 200 photos of the case. one showed a bloody crime scene, and a 12-inch hole in the door, where huguely kicked it in. also, e-mails and text messages exchanged between the two. you're the biggest scum bag i've ever met wrote yeardley. huguely wrote, you're so expletive stupid. they also had to look at yeardley
May 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with police that led to 45 arrests. in chicago, karen brown wjz eyewitness news. >>> protesters did not have a permit for their march today. they plan they were protected by their first amendmentright. >>> >>>> edwards arrived this morning. edwards is accused of using campaign funds to hide his mistress. if convicted he faces eight years in prison. >>> the number of teens who have type two diabetes are prediabetic has jumped from 9% to 23% since 1999. now experts say this could have dire implications for an entire generation of children. diabetes can lead to an increased risk for heart attacks and strokes. >>> also in health watch, a federal task force is releasing the final recommendations on the blood test used to detect prostate cancer. the tsa screening has been a source of controversy for years. >>> 66-year-old bill richards is a prostate cancer survivor >> i was diagnosed with a psa that began to rise. >> reporter: now the fda is recommending for a screening. leads to more tests and treatment that is can be unnecessary and harmful. >> most men who are treated for their prostate cancer
May 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
from the naval academy has passed away. lieutenant commander wesley brown, a member of the class of 1949, died at the age of 85. tonight, he is remembered for his enthusiasm and leadership. and his dedication during his 20-year career with the navy. he was also a cross-country teammate of former president jimmy carter. >>> a rare sight at the smithsonian national zoo. two cheetah clubs are being hand raised we zoo staff, after their mother suffered complications during labor. veterinarians performed a risky c-section procedure to save their lives. >> i've got it. cute and cute er. >> that's good. and to the point. >> so original, right? >> but it works. >> they are cute. >>> still ahead on wjz eyewitness news at 5:00. growing support for same-sex marriage in maryland. what voters are saying in a brand-new poll. >>> a child trapped in a washing machine. now, the child's mother reveals more about the shocking video. >>> receiving the message about texting and driving. i'm gigi barnett at fort meade. that story is next. >>> just one more day until the holiday weekend. how will the w
May 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in prison. it's his sentence for murdering trooper wesley brown. who was working part time as a security guard at an appleby's. williams will not have the chance for parole. kai, back to you. >> williams is also convicted of multiple weapons crimes. >>> difficult deliberations. a jury still considering the robocall case against political consultant julius henson. wjz is live at the mitchell courthouse. derek valcourt has an update on efforts to reach a verdict. derek? >> reporter: well, they just sent out a note, a little while ago, from the jury. they said they were tired. they wanted to go home after nearly eight hours of deliberations. still no verdict. >> reporter: as democrat martin o'malley and republican bob ehrlich squared off in a 2010 rematch. ehrlich's campaign consultant, julius henson, wrote and sent a robocall to thousands of democrats before polls closed on election night, suggesting there was no need to go vote because o'malley was already winning. >> relax, everything is fine. the only thing left is to watch it on tv tonight. >> reporter: prosecutors argue that robocall
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